2016 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
February 16 NHTSA-2015-0119 49 CFR 571.108 Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment; 49 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors; 49 CFR 571.126 Electronic stability control systems; 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance; 49 CFR 571.226 Ejection mitigation IIHS supports proposed NCAP upgrades concerning pedestrian protection, crash avoidance features, and moderate overlap testing but questions replacing frontal and side impact dummies and using VIN information for crash avoidance features
2014 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
December 4 NHTSA-2014-0108 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) IIHS supports NHTSA's research on automotive electronic control systems and encourages the collection of diagnostic and failure data from restraint and crash avoidance/mitigation systems as well as vehicle electronic systems
April 14 NHTSA-2013-0130 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection IIHS review of NHTSA technical report on the evaluation of seat belt pretensioners and load limiters
February 21 NHTSA-2014-0014 NHTSA 2014-18 Strategic Plan IIHS supports NHTSA’s 2014-18 strategic plan concerning motorcycle helmets and ABS, alcohol-impaired driving, seat belts, vehicle crashworthiness, and automated enforcement
2013 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
March 29 NHTSA-2012-0176 Reports, forms, and recordkeeping requirements IIHS supports collection of information about driver and passenger belt use habits and the effectiveness and consumer acceptance of rear seat belt reminder systems
2011 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
April 22 NHTSA-2010-0062 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems IIHS supports inclusion of belt fit assessment for booster seats in agency's proposed new consumer information program for child restraints
2010 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
August 24 NHTSA-2010-0061 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection IIHS supports petition for rulemaking to amend occupant crash protection standard to require rear seat belt reminder systems
2008 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
November 12 NHTSA-2008-0149 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems IIHS supports the proposed removal of sunset provision in occupant crash protection standard so that the requirement that lap belts be lockable to secure child restraints in LATCH-equipped seating positions would continue to apply to new vehicles.
2005 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
August 22 NHTSA-2005-21600 49 CFR 571.3 Definitions; 49 CFR 571.210 Seat belt assembly anchorages Proposed changes to definition and number of designated seating position to ensure sufficient numbers of restraint systems for all occupants (comment)
2003 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
August 25 NHTSA-2003-14838 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection Review of agency's report on improvements in New Car Assessment Program test results due to seat belt pretensioners and load limiters (comment)
January 7 OSHA S-776 Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1970 IIHS requests reconsideration of agency's denial of Institute's initial petition (October 10, 2002) concerning safety belt use in motor vehicles while driving for employment purposes
2002 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
October 10 OSHA S-776 Occupational Safety and Health Act, 1970 IIHS petitions for amendments to federal standard to require mandatory safety belt use in motor vehicles while driving for employment purposes
September 5 NHTSA 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection IIHS petitions for amendments to federal standards to incorporate new seat track and seat back adjustment procedures based on new seating accommodation model
2016 Committee Institute presenter Topic
February 18 Maryland House Environment and Transportation Committee Jessica S. Jermakian Research on rear seat safety and primary enforcement safety belt use laws
2005 Committee Institute presenter Topic
January 27 Virginia Senate, Transportation Committee Stephen L. Oesch Effectiveness of primary belt laws